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SubjectRe: CPU-Test similar to Memtest?
> On the heels of my system going nuts when I enabled Highmem I've played
> with the ram and starting to wonder if it might all be good and I might
> have a CPU just panic'ing for the fun of it.
>
> I'm going to run MEMTEST today when I get home and get a chance to make
> a bootable CD but I'm wondering if there might be a "CPUTEST" or such
> utility anyone knows of that'll poke and prod a dual athalon real well
> and make sure I don't have a flaky cpu.

Try running mprime235 torture test. Available from GIMPS
(google://mersenne) it's very computationally intensive and a real good
CPU, cache & memory burner (so good that even many so-called 'rock-stable'
systems fail). However it does require a running linux (try an older 2.4
kernel).

Cheers,
MaZe.

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